Christos Staikouras

Sixth phase of loans in March

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras announced on Thursday that the ministry is preparing a sixth round of state loans to enterprises and the self-employed professionals, known as the "Deposit To Be Returned," in March, based on turnover and incomes in the January-March period.

Handout for heating in next few days

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Saturday that the ministerial decision on the heating subsidy will be signed in the next few days, adding that the deadline for road tax payments may be extended.

Speaking on Antenna television, Staikouras reminded that the ministerial decision will not only concern heating oil but also natural gas, pellets and firewood.